By actively encouraging knowledge dissemination and discussion we hope to raise awareness about key ecological issues and build opportunities for collaboration among our partners.
Scheduled seminar sessions are held at ARI on Mondays 1-2 pm, unless otherwise indicated. Each session runs for a total of one hour and includes time for questions. Sessions may involve multiple speakers giving shorter 'snapshot' style presentations. Note that the schedule is subject to change at short notice.
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Seminars are at: 123 Brown Street Heidelberg, Victoria
2019 ARI Research Seminar Series
Seminars are held on Mondays 1-2 pm unless otherwise indicated.
|2019||Speaker(s) and subject|
Dan Stoessel (ARI, Aquatic Biodiversity and Conservation)
Yael Rodger (Monash University) |
Genetic rescue of an endangered grassland daisy Rutidosis leptorrhynchoides
Emma Barnett (Monash University)
How well do ex situ plant collections capture the genetic diversity of their founders?
Manisha Bhardwaj (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) |
How is linear infrastructure (road & railway) impacting wildlife?
Matthew Selinske (RMIT University) |
Prioritising human behaviour change for conservation in Victoria
Uncle Dave Wandin (Wurundjeri Woi-wurrang Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation) |
Annette Muir (ARI, Fire Ecology) |
Does fire interval, fire severity or weather affect Hairpin Banksia persistence?
Luke Collins (ARI postdoctoral, Community Ecology and La Trobe University)
Are eucalypt forests resilient to regimes of frequent high severity fire?
Michael Whitehead (University of Melbourne) |
Linking pollinator behaviour and floral evolution
Phil Papas (ARI, Riparian and Wetland Ecology) |
Measuring ecological responses to the restoration of water regimes in wetlands
Geoff Heard (ARI, Wildlife Management)
Sixteen years of Growling Grass Frog research on Melbourne's urban fringe: where to next?
Amy Edwards (La Trobe University, School of Life Sciences) |
Maternal sex allocation: tales of the controlling mother, the changing climate and rainbow-coloured sperm
Caleb McElrea (University of Melbourne)
The echidna phallus: a four-pronged approach
Tarmo Raadik (ARI, Aquatic Biodiversity and Conservation) |
Barriers benefiting biodiversity
Lyndsey Vivian (ARI, Riparian and Wetlands)
Moira grass plains at Barmah Forest
Bob Wong (Monash University, Behavioural Ecology Research Group) |
Behavioural responses to a changing world: evolutionary and ecological consequences
Lachlan Francis (ARI, Predator Management)|
Predator control on Macquarie Island & Conservation benefits of feral cat management on Bruny Island
2018 ARI Research Seminar Series
Presentations that were part of our 2018 series.
|2018||Speaker(s) and subject|
Amber Clarke (DELWP, Water and Catchments) |
Making the long-term and large-scale commitment to waterway health in Victoria
Jarod Lyon (ARI, Applied Aquatic Ecology)
How many carp are there in Australia?
Jim Capurso (United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service) |
River restoration in the Pacific Northwest
Ian Cowx (University of Hull, Hull International Fisheries Institute & Michigan State University) |
Decoupling the impact of societal development and climate change on fisheries in the Lower Mekong Delta
Rodney van der Ree (University of Melbourne, School of BioSciences) |
Trends in the number of flying-foxes in Victoria - what might the future hold?
Melissa Haeffner (Portland State University, Environmental Science and Management) |
A research agenda for environmental justice
David Meagher (Environmental consultant) |
What's that green stuff? The bryophyte flora of Lord Howe Island
Kay Morris (ARI, Riparian and Wetlands) |
The Riparian Intervention Monitoring Program: gathering evidence of riparian responses to management
Katherine Harrisson (ARI postdoctoral, and La Trobe University)
Assessing stocking outcomes, connectivity and genetic health in Golden Perch
Brad Farmilo (ARI, Vegetation Ecology and Threatened Flora) |
Quantifying effectiveness of weed control in threatened Victorian grasslands
Lauren Johnson (ARI, Aquatic Biodiversity and Conservation)
Continuing the recovery of Barred Galaxias - learning by doing
Jason Alexandra (Environmental consultant - Alexandra & Associates)|
Conversing about water governance with Alfred Deakin's ghost
Jim Fredericks (Idaho Department of Fish and Game, USA)|
Fisheries Research Section: the mission, the model, and the greatest hits
Lindy Lumsden (ARI, Wildlife Ecology) |
Artificially creating new hollows for the Critically Endangered Leadbeater's Possum
Justin O'Connor (ARI, Aquatic Connectivity & Fish Passage)
Guidelines for fishway managment in Victoria
Frank Amtstaetter (ARI, Aquatic Connectivity & Fish Passage)
Fishways provide catchment-scale improvements to a diadromous fish population upstream of barrier
Zeb Tonkin (ARI, Instream Habitat & Environmental Flows) |
Monitoring fish responses to environmental flows across Victoria: a shift towards understanding processes, population dynamics and long-term projections
Chris Jones (ARI, Riparian & Wetland Ecology)
Regular intervention monitoring providing valuable insights into vegetation responses to environmental flows on rivers
Charles Todd (ARI, Population Processes)
Large scale population dynamics of an enigmatic fish: basin wide population dynamics of Golden Perch
Liam Smith (BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute)|
Conducting behavioural reserach to deliver better environmental behaviour change programs
Will Mooney (Murray Lower Darling Rivers - Indigenous Nations)|
National Cultural Flows Research Project
John Lesku (La Trobe University, School of Life Sciences)|
Sleeping in the sea & air
Anne Christianson (University of Minnesota)|
Climate resilience: looking at social-ecological system vulnerabilities through a gender lens
Sam Grover (La Trobe University & RMIT)|
Peatlands of the Victorian Alps and Indonesia
Paul Sunnucks (Monash University, School of Biological Sciences)|
Climate adaptation and population divergence in the Eastern Yellow Robin
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